Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Breaking it down
Working with the help of tekdesk in Peterborough, Ontario, the purpose of this project was to explore the different threats and security concerns of small businesses and non-profits. The research was done via an analysis of literature on various security concerns pertaining directly to networks and databases., By Paul Volk. --, Completed for: Tekdesk. Course Supervisor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4890Y.
Making connections
This project studies rural transportation in Peterborough County. The aim of the project is to identify and provide suggestions to improve transportation in Peterborough County. Peterborough County has an aging population and this report will attempt to anticipate these future problems and issues., Abstract -- Introduction -- Key issues -- Methods -- Regional profile -- Peterborough profile -- Inventory -- Case studies -- Interviews -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Conclusions -- References., By Liam Reilly and David Westbrook. --, Completed for: Peterborough Social Planning Council. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., Geography 4700Y : Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Popular education for gardens
1. Soil amendment practices -- [sic] 1. Intensive gardening -- 2. Featured crops -- 3. Alternative agriculture -- 4. Seed saving -- 5. Education and gardening -- 6. Conclusion., By: Emily Mask. --, Completed for: Trent Vegetable Gardens. Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchison. Date of Project Submission: August 2012., Includes bibliography., Environmental Resource Studies 3830Y: Community-based research project.
Valuing arts, culture and heritage
By: Caileigh Morrison. --, Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. Supervising Professor: Keith Waldon, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: February 2012., Includes bibliography., Canadian Studies 3810Y: Community-Based Research Project.
A cultural history of Lakefield Lift Lock
The purpose of this project is to document the cultural landscape at the Lakefield Lock Station over the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The project will focus on the development of the lumering industry with emphasis on the early construction and infrastrucutre development in Lakefield and surrounding areas along the Trent Severn Waterway., Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Key research terms. 1.2 Study area. -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Staples theory. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Historical record. 2.4 Local literature -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Archival research. 3.2 Interaction with local historians. 3.3 Primary sources. 3.4 Photographs -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Key settlers. 4.2 Samuel Dickson. 4.3 Samuel Strickland. 4.4 Cavendish. 4.5 Timber trade. 4.6 Mills. 4.7 Strickland mill. 4.8 Perry mill. 4.9 Cavendish mill. 5.0 Herriot mill. 5.1 Dickson mill -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Recommendations -- 8.0 Appendix -- 9.0 Bibliography., By Rebecca Williams. --, Completed for: Parks Canada (Trent Severn Waterway Historical Site). Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Geography 4700Y - Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Indigenous community garden needs assessment
A. Survey questions -- B. Survey responses -- C. An overview of selected community garden models -- D. Researcher's reflections., By: Bennett Bedoukian. --, INDG 3860.
Healthy child development presentations
By: Lesa Fox. --, NURS 302H
Older Workers Project: Employer Experiences
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of Employer experiences of the aging workforce in the manufacturing and health care sectors in the Peterborough area during 2010-11. The purpose of the study was to identify the challenges and opportunities confronted by organizations employing older workers, and navigating the challenges of a labour pool with a high average age relative to other parts of Ontario and similar communities across Canada., Introduction and executive summary. Project organization. Method. Summary of key findings and policy directions -- Succession planning: Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Inter-generational realtions: Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions: Firm level. Policy directions: Civic level. Further research -- Health and safety: Tarun Dewar and Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Pensions: Alan Law and Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions., Submitted by: Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
Older Worker Stories
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of the sustainability of manufacturing and health care workers 55+ in the Peterborough area during 2010. The purpose of the study was to identify and investigate labour market challenges and opportunities confronted by workers at the back end of their careers when work-time is extending, responsibilities are piling up, the public pension is under revision and the job market is under pressure., Introduction and executive summary -- Presentation of results and next steps. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker and Coughlan. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Retirement and pensions: Struthers. Training and education upgrading: Law -- Attachment 1: Findings with supporting material. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Pensions and retirement: Struthers. Training and education: Law -- Attachment 2: Facilitation session with Peterborough seniors. Contribution. Health. Pensions and care giving. Work/Life balance and knowledge needs., Submitted by Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
Integrating diversity into school policy
The research paper 'Anti Oppression Templates, Materials and Rough Guide' is a step by step overview of anti-oppression workshops. The essay establishes what theories, methodologies and structures constitute anti-oppression workshops., Workshop outlines ; follow-up material ; workshop evaluation ; reflection and evaluation paper., By: Zahra Mohammed. --, Date of project completion: April 2006., Prepared for: Professor Natalie Changfoot, Trent University., Political Studies, POST 487 - Internship.

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